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Inspired by the example of our meditation teacher Sri Chinmoy, we organise free meditation classes, concerts and other initiatives for the upliftment of the human spirit in over 40 countries around the globe.

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Our service

Besides being a home for its members to meet for meditation and spiritual activity, the Sri Chinmoy Centre also serves the wider world in many ways.

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Soulful music is one of the easiest paths to inner peace; we give many concerts including the international Songs of the Soul series. More...

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Many of Sri Chinmoy's students love to challenge themselves through athletics, and organise athletic events for the public. More...


In many cities, Sri Chinmoy's students have opened up restaurants, cafes and other enterprises - oases of peace in a busy world. More...

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A torch relay founded by Sri Chinmoy that travels to over 80 countries spreading the message of peace and oneness. More...

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As part of the Oneness-Heart Tears and Smiles initiative, we partner with other groups to serve people in less advantaged countries. More....

Around the world

Visit some of our 200 member websites and read about their spiritual experiences, stories and insights…

25 July 2015

Flying Aalto wins 3100 Mile Race in record time

Ashprihanal Aalto, 44, from Helsinki Finland won the 19th Annual Self-Transcendence Race in a new world record time of 40 days+09:06:21.

24 July 2015

Peace Run in Iceland

The Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run is currently passing through Iceland, taking advantage of the long summer days and enthusiasm of the local people.

Suprabha holds the unique distinction of completing the 3100 Mile Self-Transcendence race - the world's longest certified road race - 13 years in a row.

Sadanand Magee

Dublin, IE

Sadanand plays all kinds of percussion instruments, especially the Indian tablas. He travels to more than 15 countries a year to play meditative music, mainly as part of the Songs of the Soul concert series.

Source: Radio Sri Chinmoy

A live performance in Aveiro, Portugal in 2010, alongside Kanala Auer from Vienna on sitar.

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A life less ordinary

by Jaitra Gillespie from Auckland, NZ

This article was first published in Salient magazine in 2002, author and New Zealand Sri Chinmoy Centre member John Gillespie asked to contribute to a series entitled "My Life," presenting people with unique lifestyles and beliefs, alternative...

How to be a good spiritual seeker?

by Patanga Cordeiro from São Paulo, BR

As a foreword, I have honestly to say that it does sound quite amusing that I got into writing this. This question and the answers that may come up here actually mean my own seeking for an answer on how to improve my own standard. It seems to...

The Consciousness of Lions

by Chidananda Burke from New York, US

This is an edited version of an article I wrote about one of Sri Chinmoy’s unusual lifts during his Nov. 13, 2004 weightlifting demonstration. For years they had stood at the entrance to the temple, two 1000-pound stone lions, eyes blank, like...

Libor Bednarik

Vtipy 17

by Libor Bednarik from Prague, CZ

V parku uprostřed města pracují dva blonďáci. Jeden vždy vyhloubí jámu a druhý, který jde za ním, ji zase vykopanou hlínou zaplní. Pracují tak s vervou celý den bez odpočinku, jeden vykopává díry, druhý je zase zahazuje. Jednomu...



by Lotika from Moscow, RU

Шрі Чинмой називав музику універсальною мовою серця, що долає мовні, расові та культурні перепони. «Саме завдяки музиці, - говорив він, - можна вмить досягти відчуття загальної єдності». Шрі Чинмой – плідний композитор, він створив...

Patanga Cordeiro

The Fourth of July

by Patanga Cordeiro from São Paulo, BR

Fourth of July "America's Independence Day Is God the dreaming Child's Very special Rainbow-Birthday-Smile." Sri Chinmoy, Gratitude-Flower-Hearts, Agni Press, 1993


A periodical collection of reflective essays contributed by Sri Chinmoy's students, each exploring a different theme. View some of our recent editions...

Stories by our members

  • the spiritual search that led us to the Sri Chinmoy Centre
  • Inner growth and fulfillment on our path of self discovery
  • Profound experiences with our teacher, Sri Chinmoy.

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